Berwyn - West

Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy
1175 Lancaster Ave
Berwyn, PA 19312
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Berwyn - West

Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy

1175 Lancaster Ave
Berwyn, PA 19312


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Based on 64 reviews

Office Hours:

  • Convenient appointments at our clinic & virtual telehealth
  • Appointments within 24 hours
  • Accepts most insurance plans including Medicare
  • Previously Excel Physical Therapy

1175 Lancaster Ave
Berwyn, PA 19312

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Where We’re Located

We are located in Berwyn PA in Chester County. Our location is near Conestoga High School. We strive to deliver exceptional physical therapy by making our services available and accessible to our patients nearby, within their communities.  We love being close to our patients!

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You can give us a call or you can click the “Request an Appointment” button above. One of our friendly patient coordinators will respond quickly to your request and confirm your appointment time at our clinic. Some of the many benefits of physical therapy may include reducing pain in muscles and joints, improving mobility and flexibility, recovering properly from an injury, getting back to playing sports, avoiding surgery, preventing falls, and ensuring the proper recovery after surgery. Our team is here to help you get back to living your life and feeling like yourself again.

About Us

At our clinic, we go out of our way to make your physical rehabilitation and recovery a great experience. You can see us with or without a prescription from your doctor! If you see us first, we can provide you with a complimentary injury screening or refer you to a great physician, if necessary. We know your time is valuable, so to make you wait as little as possible we even offer appointments within 24 hours of your first phone call. We’ll also do everything in our power to accommodate your busy schedule.

About Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy

Learn more about Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy

We strive to:

  • Make each patient feel comforted and cared for
  • Use cutting-edge methodology and expertise
  • Promote a quick and effective recovery
  • Return patients to their maximal capacity
  • Offer convenient appointments at our clinic and through telehealth visits 

Patient Centered Approach

Our therapists work closely with each patient to create the best recovery plan with individualized, professional care. Our mission is your recovery! Our goal is to get you back to the activities you enjoy without limitations. Excel physical therapists help improve quality of life through patient education, hands-on care, and personalized treatment plans. 

In addition to treatment at the clinic, patients are educated on home exercises to accelerate recovery and prevent problems from reoccurring. Our highly-trained providers and staff work as a team to provide excellent, coordinated, cost-effective physical therapy care.

What we treat

Below on this page, you’ll find the full list of what we treat and the programs we offer. A high percentage of injuries and pain syndromes result from weakness and/or tightness in neighboring regions of the musculoskeletal system. Our therapists evaluate possible compensatory patterns in addition to the area of pain or loss of function. This thorough examination allows us to better identify and eliminate all underlying causes so patients achieve lasting results. We also focus on educating you, so that you’re empowered to take control of their injury, grow stronger than ever, and prevent recurrences.

We understand the impact that pain and loss of function can have on the lives of our patients. Our entire staff, from the front desk to our clinical team, provides a compassionate and motivational environment dedicated to healing. We ensure we are meeting each patient’s unique needs so their experience is both enjoyable and rewarding.

We have extensive experience treating a variety of conditions including shoulder injuries and surgeries, knee injuries and reconstructions/replacements, spinal conditions and surgeries, sports injuries and muscle traumas, chronic and acute pain syndromes, neck conditions and surgeries, pre and post-surgical cases, geriatric conditions, work-related injuries, chronic pain conditions, lower back pain, general strains and sprains, joint replacement recovery, vestibular and balance conditions, auto accidents, and much more!

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Check Out Some of Our 5-Star Reviews

Based on 64 reviews
Overall very pleased with my treatment there at the Berwyn East location. Had 6-8 weeks of “prehab” last Dec/ Jan, prior to hip replacement surgery . I believe their treatment shortened my recovery from the surgery and made the post op rehab there ( 10 weeks) more efficient. Matt runs the operation there and is an excellent therapist who genuinely listens and adjusts treatment if needed. Angela is also a fine therapist. Both are friendly and accommodating. Luke, a younger therapist, is learning from 2 very good role models. And Betsy, on the front desk, is very welcoming and thorough. Recommend this branch of Ivy Rehab.
The Staff at Ivy Rehab in Berwyn are outstanding, caring, giving you all their attention, time, and knowledge. It is a very personal, comfortable clean and friendly environment. I have seen three of the PT's (Fran, Vincent, Zach for knee replacement, hip and vertigo. They are excellent and I would not go anywhere else for PT. Mirella
The staff is friendly, k owledgeable and professional. They have greatly relieved pain from arthritis in my back and knees and are working with me to improve my balance. I recommend this IvyLab location whenever I can. Thank you Matt, Angela, Luke and Betsy.
Love the people they deserve raises( i had and hopefully will still have Zach)
Zack is my therapist. He is attentive, professional and listens to any concerns I bring forward. I am always greeted by name when I arrive and my wait time is minimal if any. It's a good place to recover from injuries or debilitation.
Knowledge, experience, skill level, and commitment to client can only be described in superlatives. Highly recommended.
Ivy Rehab/Excel has been nothing short of amazing! I just completed my second go around there for a different issue and my PT Zach was nothing short of extraordinary! When I first went in, I couldn’t walk without excruciating pain & now I am back on my feet again. They are extremely clean/sanitary, friendly, patient & supportive! I truly can’t recommend them enough!!
Professional, knowledgeable, supportive help in meeting my goals for full recovery. Zack is the best!
I’ve gone to other Therapists and found Excel/PT the best by far. Fran helped me get rid of my back pain and provided me with a sensible plan to keep the pain away. He and his staff are outstanding!
The two physical therapists I worked with were very professional, caring and knowledgeable. My shoulder pain, restricted motion was diagnosed on the first visit, without any medical imaging procedures such as X-ray, ultrasound or MRI which I (being a physician myself) found refreshingly impressive.I was treated accordingly for 5-6 weeks and the symptoms essentially resolved. It is a good place to receive medical care, and I highly recommend Excel in Berwyn.
Very professional and thorough
The Excel team is great to work with and have helped me regain pain free function. Thanks for the help!!
Great location for PT with a large and clean facility and friendly and knowledgable staff using their skills to get all ages of patients back to reach their potential. I highly recommend!
Just started PT - Allison is terrific. Kind caring therapists. Cleanest facility - constantly sanitizing the equipment. Great place to come.
Only been once but feel very taken care of and they are extremely interested in your recovery. Catherine told me she had only been at the Berwyn location for a few weeks (but seasoned therapist) and she was phenomenal. Really took the time to assess me thoroughly and understands my end goal. So far, very pleased by my Rothman doctor’s recommendation.
I felt the care of my physical therapists and I am progressing with their help. Thank you all
Great therapists. Attentive, professional and caring
I was referred to Excel PT Berwyn by my PCP, Dr. Katie Lawlor, at a time when I was experiencing extreme back pain; unable to sit, relax or sleep, get in and out of bed, or climb stairs without considerable effort and discomfort. Having been through physical therapy just once before for a different issue, I wasn’t sure what to expect. And given my extreme level of back pain, and frustrations over ineffective self-help exercise regimens and pain relievers, I actually wasn’t expecting very much at all. I was also concerned about insurance coverage, and the out of pocket costs I would incur for treatment that at the time, I didn’t give very much hope for actually working. That all changed after my first visit, which was conducted as a tele-health session with Amber Siminitus, PT, DPT, Cert MDT. That one visit, and the program that followed, literally changed my life, and gave me hope that my back problems could be corrected. Amber is a gem of a person: A highly competent, caring, professional, who is passionately committed to her patients and their well-being. Amber’s diagnosis was so spot-on, and her treatment was so effective, it was almost like she had herself experienced the pain that I was going through. Amber’s confidence in the program we worked through together was contagious, and it didn’t take long for me to become fully committed to my progress, and to take ownership of the outcome. I now live pain free, and continue a lighter version of the program on my own, to build and maintain strength in my back and spine. And as for my cost concerns; while I ended up incurring some out of pocket costs (well worth it!), Amber worked with Excel’s management office to ensure that my insurance covered what I was entitled to. I can’t say enough about Amber and her Berwyn colleagues. I give them my highest recommendation, and an enthusiastic five stars. Forever grateful, Jim Devine, Devon PA
Great facility with friendly PT's and clean equipment. Fran gave me a very complete evaluation on my first appointment which made me very confident in what therapy would be like. About 5 sessions into my therapies and I am feeling somewhat better but still in need of lots more progress for a complete recovery from major back surgery.
Very attentive and helpful PTs if you are coming in with a sports injury. They listen to you and look to make sure you have the care you need to get through daily life and can renter your sport with care and mindfulness. I’ve seen multiple PTs for my hip injury over the years and finally got the help I needed to stay out of PT. I highly recommend Steve!
Everyone at Excel is amazing and make mw work as hard as i can each day. Britt and the crew are awesome! I would recommend them to everyone!
I have worked them on several occasions and they are great. Really great therapists who are knowledgeable, caring and enthusiastic. Having the same therapist each visit ensures consistency and detailed knowledge about you. They make sure you leave with a good plan for working on your own so you can continue to improve. I highly recommend them.
After a total knee replacement, the great folks at Excel Berwyn (with a special shout out to Fran) have made all the difference in getting me from a "dead start" to well along in the rehab process. The goals (driving, flex, etc.) are being achieved and the light at the end of this tunnel is very close. Cannot recommend Excel Berwyn highly enough.
I am so thrilled that I found Excel in Berwyn. My doctor recommended them for me. I have primarily been using Francis, who is wonderful. I have a partially torn rotator cuff which has been extremely painful and limited my shoulder movement. I've been going about 2 months and making great strides. He knows when to push me and also when to ease up when I'm really hurting. I've used other therapists when needed, and they are all wonderful. The care is amazing. You are with your therapist for the whole time of your treatment- not given to someone else in the middle of your treatment. I've had to go for much therapy over the many years. I have NEVER been to one like Excel. I will never go to another therapy place but theirs. (and I'm sure that their other locations are great too). Thank you Fran for getting me back in motion- I'm starting to feel so much better and not going to need surgery because of your care. !!
"I was amazed and how quickly the exercises emily gave me started to work.""If you are looking for a PT, I highly recommend this facility and their staff.""I couldn't be happier with the care I received from this office."
Fran McGarvey is the ultimate professional. He is skilled, accommodating and extremely knowledgeable. I cannot imagine a better experience in therapy
Great team and great patient care
For me the mark of a great PT organization is not just limited to helping you with the issue that took you there in the first place. A great PT organization exudes a PMA (positive mental attitude) which was the mantra of Pat Croce when he was in the business.At Excel Berwyn, you have a group of talented therapists that not only help you feel good, but make you feel good by exhibiting that great PMA. As crazy as this sounds, I will hate it when my PT time is up.
Highly recommend!My therapist, Britanny, was very professional, compassionate and skilled. She reevaluated my original diagnosis after 3 sessions and I was getting worse. She discussed her observations with my doctor, he agreed and changed the script. Improvement was immediate. Four weeks later I am completely pain free and can resume my normal activities.
Liked that I worked with 1 PT, not a PTA. Seemed to be a very pleasant, collegial work environment. Great attention to cleanliness, infection control.
Excellent, thorough and expert care. Patients are handled promptly and are given plenty of time participating in the therapy. Follow-up home exercises are offered as well. The therapists are top notch. I am making pretty good progress and highly recommend Excel.
Great team. So professional and personable. Really glad I was referred to Excel Berwyn.

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